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Breaking poverty

Breaking Poverty

By: Murr, MidNight and Catori


Breaking news

Breaking News

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA5ATTsbSJk&feature=youtu.be


Breaking poverty

Factors of Poverty

Fewer

Job

Opportunities

Inadequate

Medical

Care

Hunger

Poor

Living

Standards

Poor

Education


How to play

How to Play

  • First pick a philosopher that you would like to be your ally

  • You will be presented with videos on your philosophers’ views

  • Then you will be presented with a number of questions based on “what you would do”

  • You will have question or two where you will need to determine what your allied philosopher would choose

  • When all of your questions have been answered a like with say “see your achievements”, click that to see how you ranked

  • ***Remember to keep track of your experience points you earn***


Pick your allie

Pick Your Allie?

  • John Rawls

  • Mencius

  • Plato

  • Jean Jacques Rousseau


Welcome to your alliance with john rawls

Welcome to your alliance withJohn Rawls!

  • Thank you for joining John Rawls to help fight poverty! Here is his take on the issue:


How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty

How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty?

  • Buy a Big Mac

  • Donate a canned food to the food pantry

  • Donate food to the food pantry & volunteer at a soup kitchen


Buy a big mac

Buy a Big Mac

Sorry! This choice is not a suitable solution in aiding against food shortage!

You have earned “0” experience points for this question!

Next Question!


Donate canned food

Donate Canned Food

  • Congratulations! You helped to “can” hunger! You earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Donate volunteer

Donate & Volunteer

  • Your help is much appreciated and effective in eliminating poverty. You’ve earned 10 experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address living standards in relation to poverty

How would you address living standards in relation to poverty?

  • I would make minor improvements on my own house

  • I would donate supplies to Habitat For Humanity

  • Help repair a neighbor’s house when they are incapable

  • Help rebuilt a community after a natural disaster


Minor improvements

Minor Improvements

  • You chose to fix your own house over helping those in poverty. This gets you “0” experience points.

Next Question!


Donate supplies

Donate Supplies

  • Great choice! The more supplies the charity has, the more people they are able to help! You have earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Help with repairs

Help with repairs

  • This is a great way to help out in your community. This answer got you “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Rebuild a community

Rebuild a Community

  • Awesome! If you are able to help after a natural disaster that is great! This answer scored you “10” experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address education in relation to poverty

How would you address education in relation to poverty?

  • I would help build a school

  • I would donate school supplies

  • I would not worry about others education. As long as I have education, I am happy


Build a school

Build a School

  • That is great! If everyone helped across the world to build schools, we would all be better off! “10” experience points for helping out!

Next Question!


Donate school supplies

Donate School Supplies

  • It is very important that students have necessary supplies for education. This answer is worth “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Focus on only my education

Focus on only my education

  • The world needs more people to be educated. Although your education is important, so is others. “0” experience points earned

Next Question!


How would you address jobs in relation to poverty

How would you address jobs in relation to poverty?

  • I would help prepare someone for a job

  • I would donate clothes so that an individual in poverty could look presentable for an interview

  • I would not worry about jobs. I freeload off of my parents and friends

  • I would help somebody by taking them to get job applications around the community


Prepare someone for a job

Prepare someone for a job

  • Doing something as small as helping with a resume can create a big impact. “5” experience points for this answer!

Next Question!


Interview clothes

Interview Clothes

  • It is important that people look presentable for interviews! By doing this you are helping them get a source of income. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


I don t care about jobs

I don’t care about jobs

  • This is not the way that you should be looking at the problem. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Help get job applications

Help get job applications

  • This answer scores you “10” experience points! This is a great way to find individuals opportunities to help better themselves.

Next Question!


How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty

How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty?

  • Volunteer medical help in 3rd world countries and areas after a natural disaster

  • If you see an accident occur just walk away and act like you didn’t

  • Donate first aid supplies to Red Cross

  • Donate blood


Medical help

Medical Help

  • If you are able to travel to different areas and help with medical needs that is a big help! “10” points!

Next Question!


Walk past an accident

Walk past an accident

  • This is not the right thing to do. You should make sure everybody is safe. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Donate first aid kits

Donate First Aid kits

  • This is a great way to make sure that people in poverty at least have basic medical supplies. “5” experience points

Next Question!


Donate blood

Donate Blood

  • By giving blood, you are giving life. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


How would john rawls deal with a food shortage

How would John Rawls deal with a food shortage?

  • Food Stamp Program

  • Rely on own income

  • Disperse food appropriately across the social classes


Food stamp program

Food Stamp Program

  • Although many areas have established this program it is not how your philosopher would handle the issue. “5” experience points!

See your achievements!


Rely on own income

Rely on own income

  • Many people do need to rely on their own income, but this is not how Rawls’ would like to see it. “0” experience points!

See your achievements!


Disperse food appropriately across the social classes

Disperse food appropriately across the social classes

  • Great! You understand Rawls’ and his theory on “least advantage”. “10” experience points!

See your achievements!


Welcome to your alliance with mencius

Welcome to your alliance withMencius!

  • Thank you for joining Mencius to help fight poverty! Here is his take on the issue:


How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty1

How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty?

  • Buy a Big Mac

  • Donate a canned food to the food pantry

  • Donate food to the food pantry & volunteer at a soup kitchen


Buy a big mac1

Buy a Big Mac

Sorry! This choice is not a suitable solution in aiding against food shortage!

You have earned “0” experience points for this question!

Next Question!


Donate canned food1

Donate Canned Food

  • Congratulations! You helped to “can” hunger! You earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Donate volunteer1

Donate & Volunteer

  • Your help is much appreciated and effective in eliminating poverty. You’ve earned 10 experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address living standards in relation to poverty1

How would you address living standards in relation to poverty?

  • I would make minor improvements on my own house

  • I would donate supplies to Habitat For Humanity

  • Help repair a neighbor’s house when they are incapable

  • Help rebuild a community after a natural disaster


Minor improvements1

Minor Improvements

  • You chose to fix your own house over helping those in poverty. This gets you “0” experience points.

Next Question!


Donate supplies1

Donate Supplies

  • Great choice! The more supplies the charity has, the more people they are able to help! You have earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Help with repairs1

Help with repairs

  • This is a great way to help out in your community. This answer got you “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Rebuild a community1

Rebuild a Community

  • Awesome! If you are able to help after a natural disaster that is great! This answer scored you “10” experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address education in relation to poverty1

How would you address education in relation to poverty?

  • I would help build a school

  • I would donate school supplies

  • I would not worry about others education. As long as I have education, I am happy


Build a school1

Build a School

  • That is great! If everyone helped across the world to build schools, we would all be better off! “10” experience points for helping out!

Next Question!


Donate school supplies1

Donate School Supplies

  • It is very important that students have necessary supplies for education. This answer is worth “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Focus on only my education1

Focus on only my education

  • The world needs more people to be educated. Although your education is important, so is others. “0” experience points earned

Next Question!


How would you address jobs in relation to poverty1

How would you address jobs in relation to poverty?

  • I would help prepare someone for a job

  • I would donate clothes so that an individual in poverty could look presentable for an interview

  • I would not worry about jobs. I freeload off of my parents and friends

  • I would help somebody by taking them to get job applications around the community


Prepare someone for a job1

Prepare someone for a job

  • Doing something as small as helping with a resume can create a big impact. “5” experience points for this answer!

Next Question!


Interview clothes1

Interview Clothes

  • It is important that people look presentable for interviews! By doing this you are helping them get a source of income. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


I don t care about jobs1

I don’t care about jobs

  • This is not the way that you should be looking at the problem. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Help get job applications1

Help get job applications

  • This answer scores you “10” experience points! This is a great way to find individuals opportunities to help better themselves.

Next Question!


How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty1

How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty?

  • Volunteer medical help in 3rd world countries and areas after a natural disaster

  • If you see an accident occur just walk away and act like you didn’t

  • Donate first aid supplies to Red Cross

  • Donate blood


Medical help1

Medical Help

  • If you are able to travel to different areas and help with medical needs that is a big help! “10” points!

Next Question!


Walk past an accident1

Walk past an accident

  • This is not the right thing to do. You should make sure everybody is safe. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Donate first aid kits1

Donate First Aid kits

  • This is a great way to make sure that people in poverty at least have basic medical supplies. “5” experience points

Next Question!


Donate blood1

Donate Blood

  • By giving blood, you are giving life. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


How would mencius deal with medical care

How would Mencius deal with medical care?

  • Individuals get what they can pay for; it is their own problem

  • Ensure all citizens have access to quality health care

  • Rely on medical donations and volunteers to care for the poor


Individuals get what they can pay for

Individuals get what they can pay for

  • In many areas this is the case, but this is not what Mencius would say. “0” experience points.

See your achievements!


Ensure all citizens have access to quality health care

Ensure all citizens have access to quality health care

  • Great! You know your ally. “10” experience points!

See your achievements!


Rely on medical donations and volunteers to care for the poor

Rely on medical donations and volunteers to care for the poor

  • This is what many countries need to do, but it is not what Mencius would like to see. “0” experience points!

See your achievements!


Welcome to your alliance with plato

Welcome to your alliance withPlato!

  • Thank you for joining Plato to help fight poverty! Here is his take on the issue:


How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty2

How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty?

  • Buy a Big Mac

  • Donate a canned food to the food pantry

  • Donate food to the food pantry & volunteer at a soup kitchen

Next Question!


Buy a big mac2

Buy a Big Mac

Sorry! This choice is not a suitable solution in aiding against food shortage!

You have earned “0” experience points for this question!

Next Question!


Donate canned food2

Donate Canned Food

  • Congratulations! You helped to “can” hunger! You earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Donate volunteer2

Donate & Volunteer

  • Your help is much appreciated and effective in eliminating poverty. You’ve earned 10 experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address living standards in relation to poverty2

How would you address living standards in relation to poverty?

  • I would make minor improvements on my own house

  • I would donate supplies to Habitat For Humanity

  • Help repair a neighbor’s house when they are incapable

  • Help rebuilt a community after a natural disaster


Minor improvements2

Minor Improvements

  • You chose to fix your own house over helping those in poverty. This gets you “0” experience points.

Next Question!


Donate supplies2

Donate Supplies

  • Great choice! The more supplies the charity has, the more people they are able to help! You have earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Help with repairs2

Help with repairs

  • This is a great way to help out in your community. This answer got you “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Rebuild a community2

Rebuild a Community

  • Awesome! If you are able to help after a natural disaster that is great! This answer scored you “10” experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address living standards in relation to poverty3

How would you address living standards in relation to poverty?

  • I would make minor improvements on my own house

  • I would donate supplies to Habitat For Humanity

  • Help repair a neighbor’s house when they are incapable

  • Help rebuilt a community after a natural disaster


Minor improvements3

Minor Improvements

  • You chose to fix your own house over helping those in poverty. This gets you “0” experience points.

Next Question!


Donate supplies3

Donate Supplies

  • Great choice! The more supplies the charity has, the more people they are able to help! You have earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Help with repairs3

Help with repairs

  • This is a great way to help out in your community. This answer got you “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Rebuild a community3

Rebuild a Community

  • Awesome! If you are able to help after a natural disaster that is great! This answer scored you “10” experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address education in relation to poverty2

How would you address education in relation to poverty?

  • I would help build a school

  • I would donate school supplies

  • I would not worry about others education. As long as I have education, I am happy


Build a school2

Build a School

  • That is great! If everyone helped across the world to build schools, we would all be better off! “10” experience points for helping out!

Next Question!


Donate school supplies2

Donate School Supplies

  • It is very important that students have necessary supplies for education. This answer is worth “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Focus on only my education2

Focus on only my education

  • The world needs more people to be educated. Although your education is important, so is others. “0” experience points earned

Next Question!


How would you address jobs in relation to poverty2

How would you address jobs in relation to poverty?

  • I would help prepare someone for a job

  • I would donate clothes so that an individual in poverty could look presentable for an interview

  • I would not worry about jobs. I freeload off of my parents and friends

  • I would help somebody by taking them to get job applications around the community


Prepare someone for a job2

Prepare someone for a job

  • Doing something as small as helping with a resume can create a big impact. “5” experience points for this answer!

Next Question!


Interview clothes2

Interview Clothes

  • It is important that people look presentable for interviews! By doing this you are helping them get a source of income. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


I don t care about jobs2

I don’t care about jobs

  • This is not the way that you should be looking at the problem. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Help get job applications2

Help get job applications

  • This answer scores you “10” experience points! This is a great way to find individuals opportunities to help better themselves.

Next Question!


How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty2

How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty?

  • Volunteer medical help in 3rd world countries and areas after a natural disaster

  • If you see an accident occur just walk away and act like you didn’t

  • Donate first aid supplies to Red Cross

  • Donate blood


Medical help2

Medical Help

  • If you are able to travel to different areas and help with medical needs that is a big help! “10” points!

Next Question!


Walk past an accident2

Walk past an accident

  • This is not the right thing to do. You should make sure everybody is safe. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Donate first aid kits2

Donate First Aid kits

  • This is a great way to make sure that people in poverty at least have basic medical supplies. “5” experience points

Next Question!


Donate blood2

Donate Blood

  • By giving blood, you are giving life. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


How would plato deal with jobs

How would Plato deal with Jobs?

  • Citizens only need jobs for spending money

  • Government should supply the jobs to the citizens

  • Everybody should have a job to help better society


Citizens only need jobs for spending money

Citizens only need jobs for spending money

  • This would be nice, but it is not what Plato thought! “0” experience points!

See your achievements!


Government should supply the jobs to the citizens

Government should supply the jobs to the citizens

  • No, this is not what Plato thought . “0” experience points earned!

See your achievements!


Everybody should have a job to help better society

Everybody should have a job to help better society

  • You know your ally! Plato felt that individuals should have a place in society to better it! “10” experience points

See your achievements!


Welcome to you alliance with jean jacques rousseau

Welcome to you alliance withJean Jacques Rousseau!

  • Thank you for joining Jean Jacques Rousseau to help fight poverty! Here is his take on the issue:


How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty3

How would you address food shortage in relation to poverty?

  • Buy a Big Mac

  • Donate a canned food to the food pantry

  • Donate food to the food pantry & volunteer at a soup kitchen


Buy a big mac3

Buy a Big Mac

Sorry! This choice is not a suitable solution in aiding against food shortage!

You have earned “0” experience points for this question!

Next Question!


Donate canned food3

Donate Canned Food

  • Congratulations! You helped to “can” hunger! You earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Donate volunteer3

Donate & Volunteer

  • Your help is much appreciated and effective in eliminating poverty. You’ve earned 10 experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address living standards in relation to poverty4

How would you address living standards in relation to poverty?

  • I would make minor improvements on my own house

  • I would donate supplies to Habitat For Humanity

  • Help repair a neighbor’s house when they are incapable

  • Help rebuilt a community after a natural disaster


Minor improvements4

Minor Improvements

  • You chose to fix your own house over helping those in poverty. This gets you “0” experience points.

Next Question!


Donate supplies4

Donate Supplies

  • Great choice! The more supplies the charity has, the more people they are able to help! You have earned “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Help with repairs4

Help with repairs

  • This is a great way to help out in your community. This answer got you “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Rebuild a community4

Rebuild a Community

  • Awesome! If you are able to help after a natural disaster that is great! This answer scored you “10” experience points!

Next Question!


How would you address education in relation to poverty3

How would you address education in relation to poverty?

  • I would help build a school

  • I would donate school supplies

  • I would not worry about others education. As long as I have education, I am happy


Build a school3

Build a School

  • That is great! If everyone helped across the world to build schools, we would all be better off! “10” experience points for helping out!

Next Question!


Donate school supplies3

Donate School Supplies

  • It is very important that students have necessary supplies for education. This answer is worth “5” experience points!

Next Question!


Focus on only my education3

Focus on only my education

  • The world needs more people to be educated. Although your education is important, so is others. “0” experience points earned

Next Question!


How would you address jobs in relation to poverty3

How would you address jobs in relation to poverty?

  • I would help prepare someone for a job

  • I would donate clothes so that an individual in poverty could look presentable for an interview

  • I would not worry about jobs. I freeload off of my parents and friends

  • I would help somebody by taking them to get job applications around the community


Prepare someone for a job3

Prepare someone for a job

  • Doing something as small as helping with a resume can create a big impact. “5” experience points for this answer!

Next Question!


Interview clothes3

Interview Clothes

  • It is important that people look presentable for interviews! By doing this you are helping them get a source of income. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


I don t care about jobs3

I don’t care about jobs

  • This is not the way that you should be looking at the problem. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Help get job applications3

Help get job applications

  • This answer scores you “10” experience points! This is a great way to find individuals opportunities to help better themselves.

Next Question!


How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty3

How would you address the topic of medical care in relation to poverty?

  • Volunteer medical help in 3rd world countries and areas after a natural disaster

  • If you see an accident occur just walk away and act like you didn’t

  • Donate first aid supplies to Red Cross

  • Donate blood


Medical help3

Medical Help

  • If you are able to travel to different areas and help with medical needs that is a big help! “10” points!

Next Question!


Walk past an accident3

Walk past an accident

  • This is not the right thing to do. You should make sure everybody is safe. “0” experience points

Next Question!


Donate first aid kits3

Donate First Aid kits

  • This is a great way to make sure that people in poverty at least have basic medical supplies. “5” experience points

Next Question!


Donate blood3

Donate Blood

  • By giving blood, you are giving life. “5” experience points!

Next Question!


How would jean jacques rousseau deal with living standards

How would Jean Jacques Rousseau deal with living standards?

  • The poor and the rich areas should reside in separate districts

  • We should not have to deal with this issue; we should all just experience life as it comes

  • Self-survival in nature


Separate d istricts

separate districts

  • It is not fair to separate the social classes, and this is not was Rousseau would have said. “0” experience points!

Next Question!


Experience life as it comes

experience life as it comes

  • Although this idea would be less stressful, it is not was Rousseau believed. “0” experience points!

Next Question!


Self survival in nature

Self-survival in nature

  • Yes! Rousseau thought that men should be able survive on their own and social classes should not be an issue. “10” experience points for knowing your ally!

Next Question!


How would john jacques rousseau deal with education

How would John Jacques Rousseau deal with education?

  • Public education is not needed. One should rely on own teachings

  • Students pay for their own education because it is to better themselves

  • Students and government pay equal cost because it will better the community and the student


Public education is not needed

Public education is not needed

  • Rousseau thought that men should be able to educate themselves and that public education is not necessary. For knowing your ally, you scored “10” experience points!

See your achievements!


Students pay for their own education

Students pay for their own education

  • Although many students pay for their own education this is not Rousseau's view on education. “0” experience points

.

See your achievements!


Students and government pay equal cost

Students and government pay equal cost

  • Many students do get financial help from the government to pay for school, but this is not Rousseau's view. “0” experience points!

See your achievements!


Achievements

Achievements

  • If you scored between 0 and 20 click here.

  • If you scored between 25 and 45 click here.

  • If you scored 50 or above click here.


Achievement any little bit helps

Achievement: Any little bit helps!

  • Don’t give up! Even the smallest thing can help out, donate when you can, be it your time or a little money. Every little thing makes a BIG difference to those in need!

  • By giving a canned food item to the local food pantry, you can help to feed the less fortunate families in your community.

This is just a game


Achievement keep working at it

Achievement: Keep working at it!

  • Wow! You are well on your way towards really making a difference in poverty.

  • By doing things like donating supplies to Habitat for Humanity, you can help provide a family with good living standards homeowners insurance at an affordable price.

This is just a game


Achievement life changer

Achievement: Life changer!

  • Congrats! You and your ally have the a plethora of knowledge that could really help make a difference with poverty around the world.

  • You could make a difference in someone’s life, as seen below, by helping a remote African village get plants for a farm and pumps for irrigation.

This is just a game


This is just a game

This is just a game!

  • This was a game designed to show you how you can help break poverty, both in your community and world wide. Regardless of what your achievement was in regards to the score you received please consider helping out in your real life.

  • We have set up a page where you can discuss ideas you have on how to help break poverty. Feel free to discuss any ideas you have that focus on helping to better the 5 factors of poverty that we questioned you about.

  • The only real way to win Breaking Poverty is by getting out there and really making a difference!

  • http://breakingpoverty.weebly.com/


Works cited

Works Cited

  • John Rawls

  • Mencius

  • Plato

    • http://www.ajol.info/index.php/sajpem/article/viewFile/31369/23342

  • John Jacques Rousseau

    • http://www.philosophy.utah.edu/AMINTAPHIL/papers/Papers2010/Scholz%20Rousseau%20Pov.pdf


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